Condolence Message: NUJ commiserates with Enugu Fire Service over death of staff in fire fighting

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Enugu State Council led by Comrade Sam Udekwe sends heart felt condolences to the Director, Fire  Service, Enugu State, Engineer Okwudili Ohaa,the entire Enugu State Fire Service and Ugwu family on the demise of a gallant Senior Fire Officer,Engr Chigozie Ugwu.

Engr. Ugwu lost his life on Wednesday 13th December while discharging his duty during an inferno at Industrial Market Zone B ,Enugu Motor Spare Parts, Coal Camp,Enugu.

NUJ notes the dedication and commitment to duty of the deceased and other fire fighters and prays for God’s continuous strength and protection to all the fire fighters in the state.The Union also sympathises with other motor spare part dealers and traders whose shops and wares were detroyed by the fire outbreak.We pray for timely intervention and compensation for the victims.

The Union joins the state Fire Service to advise people to be extremely careful with electrical appliances,burning bushes and while using gas especially at this harmattan season.

We pray God to grant the soul of Engineer Chigozie Ugwu eternal rest rest -Amen.


Dame Ifeoma Amuta

Secretary NUJ

Enugu State Council

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